Orange County Government, Florida

Trails Abound In Beauty

Bike, hike and ride these nature-filled miles

Overview

Explore all three County trails including Cady Way, Econ and West Orange. Bring your dog on a leash but be sure to pick up after them.

Lake Apopka Loop Trail

The Apopka Loop Trail (0.7 miles, paved) at Magnolia Park opened on June 1st, 2012. The new path connects on the north shore of Lake Apopka to property owned by St. Johns River Water Management District, considered to be an excellent birding area. 

Cady Way Trail

Cady Way stretches six and a half miles from Winter Park to Oviedo by way of the Fashion Square Mall.  The trail has shelters and rest stops with benches and water fountains. Picnic tables and a playground are also available at the Cady Way trailhead located ¼ mile north of State Road 50 on Herndon Avenue, adjacent to the post office.

Little Econ Greenway

The Little Econ Greenway is located one mile north of State Road 50 on Dean Road and runs along the Little Econlockhatchee River. Nearly 5 miles long, the trail begins at Jay Blanchard Park and extends to Goldenrod Road.

Features:

  • Fishing.
  • Canoeing.
  • Picnicking.
  • Unique wildlife.

Horizon West
SportsPlex

Hike or ride horseback on the 260 acre Horizon West SportsPlex located off Tiny Road in Winter Garden. Plans call for the park to connect to the Horizon West community and Lake Avalon Rural Settlement area.

West Orange Trail

The longest of the three trails is the West Orange Trail, which begins at Killarney Station on Old State Road 50 and extends north into Apopka. Ten miles of this 22-mile trail is equestrian, providing a scenic trail-ride. Four trailheads and five outposts are located along the trail, allowing you to park and access the trail.

Tibet-Butler Preserve Hiking Program

Become a Preserve Trailblazer and hike 30 miles at your own pace. Receive an official trailblazer T-shirt and discover native Florida and the wonders of nature along the way. All ages welcome free of charge. The program is held at the Tibet-Butler Preserve.

Natural Lands

Explore Orange County's plants and wildlife on undeveloped land set aside to protect our natural resources.

Contact Us

Barnett Park Admin Office
4801 W. Colonial Dr.
Orlando, FL 32808

Phone: 407-836-6200